Justin Hiscock, Greg Barnett and Marty Harm are representing Monto Auxilliary Fire Station in Bike 4 Burns.
Justin Hiscock, Greg Barnett and Marty Harm are representing Monto Auxilliary Fire Station in Bike 4 Burns. George Smith

Bike 4 Burns charity riders close in on Maryborough

UP TO 50 cyclists will set up camp at the Maryborough Showgrounds and Equestrian Park on Friday afternoon after finishing the Gympie to Maryborough leg of the Bike 4 Burns charity ride.

Queensland Fire and Rescue Service's Janine Taylor said the group would stop at Poona for morning tea about 10am before continuing on towards Maryborough.

She said they should arrived at the showgrounds about lunchtime and continue on to Gayndah on Saturday.

Each year up to 50 QFRS employees take part in the Bike 4 Burns to help raise funds for burns research and promote the importance of firefighter health and fitness.

The 2013 ride started and will finish at Brisbane, passing through Caloundra, Gympie, Maryborough, Gayndah, Kingaroy and Woodford.

Almost $30,000 has been raised so far.

Donate online at wonderteam.com.au/event/bike4burns2013.



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